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“Just remember that the things you put into your head are there forever.”

Cormac McCarthy, The Road

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“Sooner or later you will realize that you are…

“Sooner or later you will realize that you are praying to your own shadow, that you are standing in front of mirrors and are worshipping your own reflection.” – Rudy Francisco

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Melissa Lozada-Oliva, “Mami Says Have You Been…

Melissa Lozada-Oliva, “Mami Says Have You Been Crying.” Remember to grab Melissa’s awesome book, PELUDA.

If you’re still working out how to be happy on…

If you’re still working out how to be happy on your own, touch someone on the shoulder, even if that someone is yourself.

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“This is love, she thought, isn’t it? When you notice someone’s absence and hate that absence more than anything? More, even, than you love his presence?”

Jonathan Safran Foer, Everything Is Illuminated

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“What horrifies me most is the idea of being useless: well-educated, brilliantly promising, and fading out into an indifferent middle age.”

Sylvia Plath, The Unabridged Journals Of Sylvia Plath

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“I love you without knowing how, or when, or from where. I love you simply, without problems or pride: I love you in this way because I do not know any other way of loving but this, in which there is no I or you, so intimate that your hand upon my chest is my hand, so intimate that when I fall asleep your eyes close.”

Pablo Neruda, Twenty Love Poems and Song of Despair

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“Nothing is so necessary for a young man as the company of intelligent women.”

Leo Tolstoy, War and Peace

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“It hurts too much so I don’t want to talk about it.”

Alex Flinn, Beastly

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These parading men speak loudly of war, but ha…

These parading men speak loudly of war, but have known none.